Break-In Period

No special break-in is necessary, but a few precautions in the first 1,000 km (600 miles) may add to the performance, economy, and life of your Mazda.

- Do not race the engine.

- Do not maintain one constant speed, either slow or fast, for a long period of time.

- Do not drive constantly at full-throttle or high engine rpm for extended periods of time.

- Avoid unnecessary hard stops.

- Avoid full-throttle starts.

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